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Report: Arlington, Montgomery Among Healthiest Counties in U.S.

Income, access to doctors, smoking rates – these are just some factors considered for the healthiest, and least healthiest, counties list that was released Wednesday.

03/25/2015

Top Tips For Children Fighting Spring Allergies

Allergies have no known cure, at least not yet, so when spring allergies hit, you and your child are in it for the long haul. Fighting off spring allergies and dealing with symptoms is, however, possible.

03/18/2015

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

03/10/2015

File photo of a smartphone on a person's night stand. (Photo by JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Spring Forward’ Poses Serious Health Risks

It’s only one hour less of sleep, but health experts say Sunday’s daylight saving time can have serious side effects for many Americans.

03/08/2015

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How Much Sugar is in That? 7 Foods With Added Sugar

Health officials say people should eat less sugar. But that’s easier said than done.

03/04/2015

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Study: Suicide Rise In Middle-Age Adults Linked To Recession

A study has found that the rate of suicide among adults ages 40-64 increased from 15.5 percent per 100,000 people to 18.2 percent per 100,000 people.

02/28/2015

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Study: Nasty Stomach Bug Much More Common Than Thought in U.S.

A nasty intestinal bug sickens nearly twice as many Americans each year as was previously thought, according to the largest U.S. study to look at the problem.

02/25/2015

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The Story Of Sharing America’s Marrow

Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.

02/18/2015

The race is on to test two experimental Ebola Virus vaccinations. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Measles Test Results in Fairfax Came Back Negative

Fairfax health officials reported Wednesday that test results in suspected measles case has come back negative.

02/10/2015

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Avian Flu Confirmed In Commercial Turkey Flock In California

Federal agriculture officials say they have found avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in central California.

01/24/2015

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